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Crips and Bloods speak out about the Los Angeles uprising

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Crips and Bloods speak out about the Los Angeles uprising

Published 1992

Four gang members from opposing gangs--Spud and Jason(Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric(Baby Nerve) and Nate(Caliber) of the Crips, talk about the Rodney King beating and the civil unrest that followed the police aquittals, the relationship of gangs to the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, the systematic oppression of African-Americans in the United States, and creating unity with the black community. Recorded in Los Angeles, May 1992.

The preservation of these tapes was funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and by listeners of Pacifica Radio in 2010. Preservation services provided by George Blood Audio and Video.

Source KPFK
Contributor Pacifica Radio Archives


PRA Archive #KZ1908.01


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